H.R. 690 (112th): Federal Trade Commission and National Gallery of Art Facility Consolidation, Savings, and Efficiency Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Feb 14, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 690

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 14, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Denham, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Coble, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Long, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Calvert, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Dent, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Gerlach, and Mr. Buchanan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To direct the Administrator of General Services to transfer administrative jurisdiction, custody, and control of the building located at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., in the District of Columbia, to the National Gallery of Art, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Trade Commission and National Gallery of Art Facility Consolidation, Savings, and Efficiency Act of 2011.

2.

Transfer

Notwithstanding any other provision of law and not later than December 31, 2014, the Administrator of General Services shall transfer administrative jurisdiction, custody, and control of the building located at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., District of Columbia, to the National Gallery of Art for the purpose of housing and exhibiting works of art and to carry out administrative functions and other activities related to the mission of the National Gallery of Art.

3.

Remodeling, renovating, or reconstructing

(a)

In general

The National Gallery of Art shall pay for the costs of remodeling, renovating, or reconstructing the building referred to in section 2.

(b)

Federal share

No appropriated funds may be used for the initial costs for the remodeling, renovating, or reconstructing of the building referred to in section 2.

(c)

Prohibition

The National Gallery of Art may not use sale, lease, or exchange, including leaseback arrangements, for the purposes of remodeling, renovating, or reconstructing the building referred to in section 2.

4.

Relocation of the Federal Trade Commission

(a)

Relocation

Not later than the date specified in section 2, the Administrator of General Services shall relocate the Federal Trade Commission housed in the building identified in section 2 to—

(1)

up to 200,000 usable square feet of space located in Federal Office Building Number 8, SW., District of Columbia;

(2)

1800 F Street, NW., District of Columbia; or

(3)

such other building in the District of Colunbia owned by the Government that the Administrator of General Services considers appropriate.

(b)

Rent

The rental rate applied to the Federal Trade Commission by the Administrator of the General Services for use of the building identified in section 2 as of the date of enactment of this Act shall apply to replacement space provided by the Administrator pursuant to subsection (a) for 10 years after the relocation of such Commission.

5.

National Gallery of Art

Beginning on the date that the National Gallery of Art occupies the building referred to in section 2—

(1)

the building shall be known and designated as the North Building of the National Gallery of Art; and

(2)

any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the building shall be deemed to be a reference to the North Building of the National Gallery of Art.

6.

Offsetting savings

(a)

In general

There shall be an amount available from the savings, described in subsection (b), in the Federal Buildings Fund established by section 592 of title 40, United States Code, for the purposes of relocating the Federal Trade Commission pursuant to section 4.

(b)

Savings

The amount referred to in subsection (a) shall be derived from the difference between the amount made available from the Fund for fiscal year 2010 and prior fiscal years related to the a courthouse located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the amount approved in the resolution of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure adopted December 2, 2010, related to such courthouse.